Parks & Recreation
View your recreation guide now! Register for Fall and Winter classes and programs online beginning August 24 or in person and by phone beginning August 26 at the Mercer Island Community & Event Center, 206.275.7609. Tip: When you are viewing the online digital guide you can click on the course code number to take you directly to www.myparksandrecreation.com to register. Click Here for instructions on how to register for a class from the digital guide.
For the eighth consecutive year in a row the national nonprofit KaBOOM! recognized Mercer Island as a 2015 "Playful City USA." KaBOOM!, an organization dedicated to promoting healthy activity for children, selected Mercer Island as one of 212 cities across the country as a Playful City USA community for its continuing dedication to play.
"The Mercer Island Parks and Recreation Department takes pride in providing the highest quality facilities and services in partnership with the community to enhance livability on Mercer Island."
Comprehensive and diverse services include recreation, athletic, social, art, special event, park and facility operations/maintenance, open space acquisition, urban forestry management and other services.
Services are provided to preschool age children, youth, teen, adult, family and senior populations through partnerships with community agencies, businesses and institutions.
With over 35 parks and open space areas boasting over 400 acres and trails in excess of 50 miles, the Department maintains
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Holiday Tree Lighting & Firehouse Munch
Friday, December 04, 2015Gather with your family, friends & neighbors for an evening of holiday merriment at the community tree lighting ceremony and caroling at Mercerdale Park. Arts & crafts, Santa photos, treats and musical entertainment will follow at the Firehouse. Bring an unwrapped toy for the Toys for Tots d... Read more...
Lil' Ones Egg Hunt
Saturday, March 26, 2016Hop on over to Mercerdale Park for the annual Eggstravaganza Egg Hunt just for the little ones! Our resident Bunny & Frog have been hard at work putting together eggs, candy, and prizes for everyone and plan to make a special visit to the egg hunts to say “hello”. Bring a basket and your sweet t... Read more...
Flashlight Egg Hunt
Saturday, March 26, 2016That’s right! This one is done in the dark and was created exclusively for older kids! Bring your flashlight and a basket to haul off your loot. Lots of eggs, candy and prizes for everyone. Find the golden egg during our Eggstravaganza for an “eggstra” special surprise. No Parents on the field!
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